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The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 38 78 74
Rank change year-on-year +40 -4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 86 30 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.57% 2.25% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.04% 2.45% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 63 27 10
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,200 £34,975
25th Percentile £44,375 £40,278 £37,969
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £43,000 £44,375
Median % change year-on-year +22.09% -3.10% +4.41%
75th Percentile £60,000 £48,375 £49,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £44,838 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.51% -5.60% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,425 1,226 819
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.23% 92.04% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 829 857 562
10th Percentile £30,888 £32,000 £31,800
25th Percentile £38,386 £37,500 £37,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,313
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Analyst in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analyst in Glasgow over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, Business Analyst job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 52 (60.47%) Agile
2 48 (55.81%) Business Analysis
3 37 (43.02%) User Stories
4 30 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (33.72%) Requirements Gathering
6 21 (24.42%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (22.09%) Migration
7 19 (22.09%) Data Migration
8 18 (20.93%) Waterfall
8 18 (20.93%) Business Case
9 17 (19.77%) Business Transformation
9 17 (19.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 17 (19.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Excel
9 17 (19.77%) MS Visio
10 16 (18.60%) Finance
10 16 (18.60%) Analytics
11 15 (17.44%) Acceptance Criteria
11 15 (17.44%) Social Skills
12 14 (16.28%) Workflow
13 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Project
13 13 (15.12%) Retail
13 13 (15.12%) Commercial Awareness
13 13 (15.12%) Community of Practice
13 13 (15.12%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (13.95%) Product Management
14 12 (13.95%) JIRA
15 11 (12.79%) Sprint Retrospective
15 11 (12.79%) Workshop Facilitation
15 11 (12.79%) Backlog Refinement

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 17 (19.77%) MS Visio
2 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) SAP Business One
2 4 (4.65%) ResourceLink
2 4 (4.65%) SAP HCM
3 2 (2.33%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) JIRA
General
1 30 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.60%) Finance
3 15 (17.44%) Social Skills
4 13 (15.12%) Retail
5 10 (11.63%) Public Sector
6 4 (4.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (4.65%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (3.49%) Legal
8 2 (2.33%) Banking
8 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.16%) Front Office
9 1 (1.16%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.16%) Law
9 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Replication
2 1 (1.16%) Hackathon
2 1 (1.16%) IoT
2 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (60.47%) Agile
2 48 (55.81%) Business Analysis
3 37 (43.02%) User Stories
4 29 (33.72%) Requirements Gathering
5 21 (24.42%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (22.09%) Data Migration
6 19 (22.09%) Migration
7 18 (20.93%) Business Case
7 18 (20.93%) Waterfall
8 17 (19.77%) Business Transformation
8 17 (19.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (18.60%) Analytics
10 15 (17.44%) Acceptance Criteria
11 14 (16.28%) Workflow
12 13 (15.12%) Commercial Awareness
12 13 (15.12%) Community of Practice
12 13 (15.12%) Technical Analysis
13 12 (13.95%) Product Management
14 11 (12.79%) Innovative Thinking
14 11 (12.79%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) Java
2 4 (4.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) Degree
3 4 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (4.65%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) SAP
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) Charles River
3 2 (2.33%) Linedata
4 1 (1.16%) IBM